MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive170% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 17:35
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 31%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Memory 90.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 302
101% 181 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 858
93% 721 Pts
64-Core 868
58% 868 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 3802 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 102
Parallax 94.5
85% 101 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 89.9
Splatting 80.8
77% 98.5 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS3030 250GB SSD
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303225
SusWrite @10s intervals: 559 242 252 244 242 253 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 1,116
Write 1,054
Mixed 528
SusWrite 299
167% 749 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 72.1
205% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 799
DQ Write 1,068
DQ Mixed 786
635% 884 MB/s
Poor: 105%
This bench: 170%
Great: 211%
Corsair Force MP300 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$30
89GB free
Firmware: E8FM11.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 137 132 133 125 132 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 808
Write 275
Mixed 552
SusWrite 178
100% 453 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 46.4
178% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 456
DQ Mixed 320
257% 355 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
852GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 174 174 175 174 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 149
Mixed 106
SusWrite 174
116% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
240% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$95
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 99 94 100 100 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 86.4
Write 83.9
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 97.2
65% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 26.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 23.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 96%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 16,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,176
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